Villa Ricci Hotel
Travel Blogs from Chianciano Terme
... The view back down I to the ill age was amazing, but I liked the ride better. We had to jump off the moving cage at the top, then we went and bought ice cream. We then walked up to a basilica on top of the hill (no, I do not know what basilica means, ask my dad.). Mum, dad, and Becky had a look inside, but I waited outside. It was too hot inside. Then we walked (sadly we didn't ride 'the bird cage of doom' back ...
I was down because I didn't plan the Amalfi Coast trip soon enough so it was booked when I went to buy it. But I wasn't going to waste a weekend with nice weather! So Steph, Michaela, and I decided that we would figure out the bus system and travel to Siena for the weekend. We booked a hostel the night before we left. The next morning we woke up early to get to the bus station and get a seat for the earliest bus we could. Only 7 euros to get to Siena! With pretty much no ...
... to our room and, got dry, then hung around with Lily and Ellie, then we went on a walk. We walked down The White Road, to an 'abandoned village'. When we got there, we figured out that someone actually lived there (we think!) so we started to walk back up the road, in 25-30 degree heat. Mum decided to take a 'short cut' up a grassy hill, (with bees and wasps everywhere!) ...
... concerned that we looked weird or something. The place was fantastic. There were lots of young families and kids in the streets. There was a fabulous bar overlooking the valley and young people everywhere. This was so strange. As we walked through the one street, everyone was saying hello and smiling and even the oldies sitting on their benches outside their houses, were saying hello. We found the gorgeous, quaint little place we were ...
Lucca worked out very well for us and is a big contrast to Venice and Florence. We got to experience a very different pace of life and enjoyed walking the streets without any destinations or sightseeing goals. It is a charming old city that seems loved by anyone who visits. At 7AM I rode a bike around the city walls one more time to see if there were any great photos at ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service